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. [ laughter ] see you. martha: a chilling story out of oklahoma. two teenagers charged with murder, a third with accessory. 22-year-old christopher lane on a baseball scholarship in oklahoma, he's from australia. the teenagers admit they did it. listen as they try to save this young man. >> they are on the way. they can't company faster. martha: we have more on that 911 call. we are going to talk about this story. it's compelling and very unnerving. gregg: a military judge says she'll announce sentence for bradley manning this morning. her decision expected about an hour and a half from now. bradley manning was convicted of giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks while he worked as an intelligence analyst in iraq. the 20-year-old facing up to 90 years in prison. the prosecutor asking for at least 60 years. manning apologizing for what he has done and he asked for the judge's mercy because he had a difficult childhood. martha: new details on the nsa surveillance program. the "wall street journal" says the nsa can spy on 75 per of all internet traffic. gregg: 75% of
is enjoying a little r and r on martha's vineyard. today.ed a round of golf officialdent has no public appearance as planned, but will receive the daily briefings. the father of edward snowden is sounding off and criticizing washington for the handling of the nsa leak case. he says the former analyst will remain in russia for the foreseeable future. isright now, edward snowden beyond alarm -- the long armf the law, but his father suggests he could come home to face trial. the nsa leaker is not headed back to the united states because he will not get a fair trial. my son tother i will come home if i believe in the justice system that we should be afforded will be applied correctly. >> and tell that he says he will visit his son in russia. homeolitical furor here at shows no sign of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha's vineyard president obama said he had already been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office for a generation that believe he is a jason bourne and there has
martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight, it is doubly medicine. -- dolly madison. >> dolley was socially adept and politically savvy. >> she was his best friend. she compensated. >> james madison wishes to meet her. >> she carved out a space for women where they can wield a great deal of political power. >> dolley madison would sit at the head of the table and erect the conversation. >> she got these people to the white house and entertained them. got them together and got them talking. >> this was important to her to make everyone feel welcome. >> it was considered her classic look. people noticed it. >> it was a perfect setting for james and dolley madison >> she sat side by side with james madison helping him. >> she moved back to washington d.c. in her elder years and became very much behind the scenes in a political field again. >> as henry clay famously said, everybody loves mrs. madison. her equally famous response "that's because mrs. madison loves everybody." >> dolley madison came to her service as first lady with experience during thomas jefferson's two terms. the
first lady from martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight, we focus on first lady eliza johnson. ♪ > she was close to being broken by the time she went to the white house. >> this is the earliest existing house. they lived here in the 1830's and 1840's. >> she was educated and taught school. >> she would work. the north and south fought all over the civil war. it changed hands 26 times. they did have domestic help. >> it was used as a hospital, it was used as a place to stay and it was destroyed. >> eliza wasn't able to get out much. >> she brought home many gifts. >> this is the room she returned to. >> she is obscure. she's who he needed. >> abraham lincoln's assassination weeks after his second inaugural shocked a war- ravaged nation. johnson's wife eliza was 54 years old when she was thrust into the role as first lady. he navigated the end of the civil war, reconstruction in the south and his own impeachment. this week on "first ladies, the life and times of eliza johnson." we learn more, let me introduce you to our two guests. jacqueline burger is in the midst of a biogra
first segment about martha washington, you saw martha as the person who protected the aspect of the role, which was the social partner to the president, and hostess for the nation. then when you get to abigail, she becomes a political partner with her husband and pioneers that role. dolley is the one that brings the two of them together. she becomes the social and political partner for her husband. i think that sets all kinds of precedents for the future first lady. she is kind of, still, held up as a standard by which people measure themselves today. >> we will spend the first 35 minutes on those important white house years. it was such an interesting time for the country and we want to make sure you understand the history of it. later on we will go back in time and learn about her biography, how this young quaker woman became an internationally known first lady and we will end up with her legacy. that's what tonight looks like. we welcome your participation. throughout the program, we will have phone lines open. you can send us a tweet and use #firstladies. and we have a c-span page on
of days then he scoots off to martha's vineyard for his own vacation. but to the extent there is any news, we'll tell you about it and give you a chance to comment on it at 1-866-55-press. join us on twitter at bpshow and on facebook at facebook.com/billpressshow. he goes up to martha's vineyard for vacation with his family, one person the president will not be playing golf with is vladimir putin. in fact, yesterday, the white house announced that the president was canceling his scheduled summit with vladimir putin before the g-20 meeting in st. petersburg because the president is pissed that vladimir putin gave a one-year asylum to edward snowden. for that, everything else goes on the rocks. and rick scott in florida says he's going to try once again to prevent latinos and blacks from voting. wow! on current tv. tell you all about it. are you encouraged by what you we have a big, big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the conversation started weekdays at 9 eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out curr
of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation -- martha's vineyard, president obama says he will be moving the nsa to more accountability. >> i do not think mr. snowden was a patriot. oath oftrayed his office. there is a young generation that believes he is decent born. ne.re has -- is jason bour >> we have to expand these programs that are lawful and have saved lives. >> washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. >> wildfires force scores of people in southern idaho. two lightnings barked fires scorching nearly 80,000 acres combined. authorities called for the mandatory evacuation of about 200 people as windy weather helps them grow. >> now your weather forecast with john collins. pretty nice day. a little more human but not terrible. but not terrible. they have missed us. line.own to the maryland this last flash of activity is not rain. the skies are clear right now. the rain is moving from west to east, so it is not a huge threat this evening. temperatures are up a little bit. the average is 86. the record is 100. annapolis, 75. parkton is down to 71. frederick d
. >> after that event, the president and the first lady will go to martha's vineyard where they will be patient for the next few days. ribbon fund is hosting an event this weekend at the gaylord hotel at the 7% ofal harbor. more than veterans returning home from the battlefield are unemployed. the yellow ribbon fund is helping to close that gap by putting returning soldiers and their families in touch with resources in the communities. >> after about three or four years in afghanistan and iraq, there are challenges and difficulties with reintegrating back into the community. >> congress created the yellow ribbon fund back in 2008. the event at gaylord is hosting 700 returning soldiers and their family members. it will wrap up tomorrow. will headlinenton her first political event since leaving her post as secretary of state. she will hold a small fundraiser on september 30. it is aimed at helping mccullough. faces a republican candidate. details of a new deadly plane crash in connecticut. what we are learning about the victims. nsa leaker,er of edward snowden. and new develo
this week. he's spending time with his family on martha's vineyard, but va t the vacation comes as the economy nosedives. >> the president has done so less than his pred sez or george w. bush. 14 trips and 19 days. one kmon thread mr. obama's beginning to experience some second term blues. the president stepped onto the island paradise confronting some of the diceiest poll numbers of his presidency. it's only one poll but gallop constantly tracks presidential approval. mr. obama's is at 42% with 50% of the country disapproving. his approval rating was 41% last week, a low not seen since december of 201. when the president's approval rating dips this low, it's usually due to defections among democrats. surveillance have unsettled the president's place. republicans accuse him of ducking the issue for weeks. >> when the story initially broke, the president went undercover. he was trying to come up with ways to salvage the program by window dressing. >> i applaud the president for continuing the nsa program. what i'm very critical of him for, though, is basic
and the first lady, daughters up on martha's vineyard for a little extended honeymoon. the daughters come back later in the week. we're here to bring you up to date on what's going on here such as it is in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe, there is news. we've got it for you. we're on top of it. we'll tell you about it and give you a chance to talk about it at 1-866-55-press. join us on twitter at bpshow and on facebook at facebook.com/billpressshow. peter ogborn still off today. he will be back tomorrow. dan henning -- >> good morning. >> bill: who never gets a day off. oh, yeah, right. >> whoa! what's that supposed to mean? >> bill: you're here. >> i will not be here on friday. >> bill: see, i know. hard keeping the whole gang together. that's all right. i won't be here next week. alichia cruz is here on phones. cyprian bowlding is here. so, you know, some people -- abraham lincoln once famously said there are some fleas that a dog can't catch, okay? so there's some people that you're just never going to convince there is such a thing as global warming. unfortuna
disability claim. later they will travel to martha's vineyard for a nine-day vacation. the deadly search for a missing teenager turning to a rugged wilderness. investigators are now standing out near cascade, idaho, where suspected kidnapper and murder joe dimaggio is believe to be hiding. they believe he abducted hannah yanderson. last night, the sheriff officer confirmed her brother's remains were also found in the home. i'm jamie colby. i'll see you at 1:00 p.m. eastern right here on fox. have a great day. >> david: so much for lawmakers taking the same medicine they impose on the rest of us. under the healthcare law, congress and thousands of congressional staffer were going to be hit with massive premium hikes. but now the president cut them a deal. guess who is going to be paying their healthcare cost? that is right. you and me. so steve, is this a good idea? >> it goes to show cooking is so great, why don't they eat it? the fact of the matter -- >> david: it's poison. >> they don't like it. for the saying well, we'll have a brain drain, that assumes there are brains to drain. if t
are vacationing in martha's vineyard right now. the president's been playing golf. and he was photographed in this position either golfing or taking a zumba class. [ laughter ] first black president, my ass. [ laughter ] and in sussex county, delaware on saturday they held the world series of softball. this is an international tournament for girls aged 14 to 16. a team from indiana beat the team from milan, italy 5-1. and the games weren't so interesting. but the pregame was great. before the game they asked the kids to give a bit of information about themselves, and, well, here's the italian team. >> hi. my name is laura vigazone. i like pizza and my home is pisa. play softball and li
a preference today, his last day before going on vacation to martha's vineyard. >> two young boys in protective custody after police say their mother abducted them. the two boys went missing from children's hospital in gaithersburg. they were taken there after one of them appeared to have bruises. the two brothers were found safe with their mother several hours later. the mother is in custody. >> d.c. police confirmed a shooting is a homicide now. this happened last night in the 4100 block of wheeler road in southeast. a 31-year-old man was shot and killed. police are looking for an adult wearing a white tee shirt and red cap. taking a look now at business headlines, more cable tv customers are fed up with cable bills and looking elsewhere. >> our military may be getting a new look in the uniform department. linda bell joins us live from bloomberg headquarters in new york with these stories. good morning, linda. >> good morning to you, jummy and scott. right now there are 10 different designs of camouflage uniforms used by our troops and congress is looking to whittle it down to one because it
if they went ahead with the network. >> the president played a round of golf with friends on martha's vineyard on saturday. he spent a few hours with the first lady and his daughters on a private beach. he has kept a low profile during his getaway but he did a breakaway a bit to speak publically on the escalating violence in egypt. >> the ongoing crisis in egypt is showing no signs of slowing down. the egyptian government is going to disband the muslim brotherhood after 80 people were killed in the protests. there are more mass rallies for today today's -- today. here's more. >> death and chaos in the streets of egypt as the army's brutal crackdown of the muslim brotherhood protesters have killed some 900 people over the last several days. president obama ordered his national security team to assess the operations taken by egypt's military which could affect aid. >> experts say it doesn't buy as much influence as it used to. >> we started to put pressure on the egyptian interim government and what happened? saudi arabia said they were going to fund this. this is a message to washington. be ca
going on inside the american government, whether to cut off aid. martha raddatz is in cairo, live for us this morning. >>> we want to get to details of a serious medical scare for the family of vice president joe biden. his son, beau, in a texas hospital for testing. and jim avila has the latest. >> reporter: a rare press release from the vice president's office overnight, about the health of the vice president's son, beau biden. his symptoms can be considered serious because of family medical history. he's had a stroke 3 1/2 years ago and his father had an aneurysm at age 45. this morning, the vice president's office says the younger biden is undergoing tests at an undisclosed hospital in houston. his famous father by his side. >> he's the father i've always known, the grandfather my children love and adore. >> reporter: the 44-year-old is more than just the vice president's son. the attorney general of his home state of delaware. and an iraq war veteran. he's seen as a rising star in the democratic party. mentioned as a future governor or to one day fill his father's old senate seat. >
to politics. president obama has started his eight-day summer vacation on martha's vineyard. he and michelle boarded a flight yesterday. >> meanwhile, the race to replace president obama in iowa appears unbelievably to be in full swing even though the election is more than three years out. let's bring in george stephanopoulos, host of "this week." i've never been good at math. i think we have 29 months before the election. what is going on? >> but it's only two years until the iowa straw poll. that's why everybody's out there. >> two years. >> iowa, the first caucus state. we know how important it is. it launched president obama back in 2008. and this is a wide open race, particularly on the republican side. what was so interesting about what was happening in iowa, a lot of contenders out there, ted cruz out there, his second or third trip to iowa. rick santorum going again. remember he did so well last time by visiting every county. they know this is a big prize on the republican side and no heir apparent. on the democratic side, a rally for hillary clinton. claire mccaskill out there she's
and recess. the president is doing his weeklong vacation at mothers -- at martha's vineyard. the muslim brotherhood is calling for a demo stretch and in cairo to protest the death toll yesterday. now at 421. another 3500 were injured. 43 policemen and a western journalist among those killed. it is thursday morning, august 15. ahead on the "washington journal ," your reaction to the latest development in egypt and what the u.s. response should be. you should join the conversation at (202) 585-3880, our line for republicans. (202) 585-3881 for democrats. we also have our line for independents at (202) 585-3882. join us on facebook, send us a tweet, or e-mail address, journal@c-span.org. at somegin with a look of the headlines from outside the u.s., the "guardian" newspaper -- egypt's bloody crackdown. when the story first went to prince, the death toll was 200 78. overnight, the death toll has been updated to 421. there is this from the "miami killed asundreds egypt's forces storm the protest camps. a similar headline from "usa today," egypt the reps in chaos. -- a reps and chaos. from th
it all. >> reporter: good morning to you. before president obama begins his vacation here in martha's vineyard, he will stop in orlando to speak with disabled veterans. edward snowden has everyone talking today. it comes after a news conference on friday announcing snowden played a role in the timing that he wants to enact new measures to enact the surveillance program. the president announced working with congress to reform the nsa program that collects telephone data mandating more transparency by the court. creating a team of private citizens including activists to review the program. chuck todd asked president obama if snowden is a leaker or a patriot. here is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think he was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made the leaks. >> reporter: now president obama also, for the first time, addressed his decision not to meet with russia's president, vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g-20 summit. a number of factors went into that decision, including
so much. >>> and we turn, now, to the rising tensions in egypt. our global affairs anchor, martha raddatz, joining us from cairo with an abc news exclusive. an interview with the leader at the center of the crisis, the country's new prime minister. we say good morning to you, martha. >> reporter: good morning, lara. this interview comes right as they arrested more members of the muslim brother mid, which could mean more bloodshed. more than 1,000 supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi, now dead. and now, this morning, almost all of the senior leadership of his muslim brotherhood, in custody. including the spiritual leader, carted away by egyptian security. egypt's prime minister told me, the leader was inciting violence. >> there are some accusations that he was talking, provoking hatred. >> reporter: but the prime minister acknowledged the brutal crackdown could mean prolonged bloodshed, which is exactly what worries america, in a country, an ally that's been vital to the stability of this region. are you worried that the muslim brotherhood is going to radicalize? that this
, released from prison by the new military regime. martha raddatz is in cairo with the latest on this developing story. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, amy. stunning events across the region here this morning. meaning, there could be even more turmoil. this morning, hosni mubarak, egypt's former authoritarian ruler, ousted by an uprising, gets released from prison. while his democratically-elected successor is still under detention. it was february 2011, when mass protests, the so-called arab spring, forced mubarak to hand over power. corruption and other charges. now, with the military back in power, where mubarak once served as a general, the court is allowing the 85-year-old to return home. although, under house arrest. >> he shows where we're going tw really, really bad scene right now. this is horrible. he can't do that. >> reporter: meanwhile, in nearby syria, a possible chemical weapons attack. heart wrenching images of mothers, children, even infants. >> the only reasonable explanation in this case, some kind of chemical weapon. >> reporter: the assad
of blacks in the white house. >> yes. >> this is a q&a for a couple of years ago about the martha washington's slave -- pick it up at the end. >> she found out early 1796 that martha washington was planning to give her away as a wedding gift. during slavery, slaves were given away. this was upsetting for her. because when they died, they would free individuals who were slave to them. and she had hoped down the road she would be out of the institution. but if she's going to be given away, that meant her whole life was going to be in slavery. she's going make plans to escape. she writes, she talks about later, one evening, late spring, 1796 while the washingtons were silting at the dinner table waiting for her to serve them, she went out the back door. rather than say, you know, she escaped, we don't like it, but we'll leave it alone. george decides to kidnap her. they send a nephew back to kidnap her which was actually fairly common. >> how many stories in history like this, slaves in the white house? >> many stories. there were african-americans in the white house, except the james buchanan
chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz. >> reporter: the pictures are gut wrenching. the rebels fighting the regime say these are mothers, fathers, children, killed while they slept in their homes in a damascus suburb. they say the syrian regime fired rockets on its own people. rockets carrying poisonous gas, leaving the innocent convulsing, foaming at the mouth, suffocating. >> i would be very surprised if it turned out to be a fake. >> reporter: images are impossible to verify for certain and the assad regime denies the attack saying allegations are baseless. but we showed the pictures to a weapons expert. >> the only explanation i can really see to this is this looks like this fellow's nerves have been, are being destroyed potentially by something like sarin. >> reporter: the white house said it is "deeply concerned." but the white house has said that before. almost a year to the day. president obama warning syria about crossing a red line. >> we have communicated no -- in no uncertain terms with every player in region that is a red line for us. >> reporter: but t
to friday. back to "america's newsroom." >> i'm browne here for martha maccallum. they said it is out of caution and not related to the original threat. bill: we expect the president to address some specific concerns in a news conference from the white house. here is press secretary jay carney late yesterday on that. >> when it comes to protecting americans serving in our embassies and facilities around the world, it is very important to take the necessary precautions when there is this kind of credible threat information. bill: greg palkot leads our coverage. he's working the story out of london today. what is the latest out of pakistan, greg. >> reporter: that's right, bill. we were talking just a short while ago with officials at the u.s. embassy in islamabad, pakistan. they had confirm ad drawdown of what they called non-emergency personnel from the u.s. consulate in lahore. that is about 180 miles southeast of islamabad. that personnel is in fact being brought up to islamabad in that capital area. they also confirmed to us that it was all due to a specific threat against that ins
plans to commemorate martha washington memorial, e-mail us at mymarchdc@gmail.com or twitter at my foxdc or facebook. time now in 6:21.  >> in today's business beat, how stores are cashing in on security camera footage. why you may not be able to sleep through work exercises. live in new york, good morning to you, happy monday to you. >> reporter: happy monday, wisdom, how are you? >> i percent can't complain. let's talk about how these security cameras are cashing in. >> there is new camera equipment that allows stores to take the security footage and improve to cater more to the customer. something ranges from $99 a month to $999 a month and there is an app called "prism." they can create charts and heat maps to help businesses improve their ability to target customers. aclu is concerned about this data getting misused. >> that's right. we can see how this plays out everybody being concerned about security. mind flash, people have to take online training and don't pay attention. my flash should change that. you may have to. >> no more clicking through online clicking thr
was a hard-line cleric. the other was a spokesman for the muslim brotherhood leaving for italy. martha raddatz spoke to the prime minister about the government crackdown. >> no country will allow to have a people taking to the streets. >> reporter: but they were killed for doing that. >> we didn't provoke it. we asked them to go freely. we started by throwing only teargas. and they answered back by firing. >> the white house is considering whether to temporary cut military aid to egypt, following the government crackdown. >>> emotional testimony at the sentencing hearing of army sergeant robert bales who has pled guilty to killing afghan civilians. a farmer cursed bales before breaking down and pleading with the prosecutor not to ask him any more questions. another man testified that his young son who was shot wakes up with nightmares. a jury is diding whether bales should have a chance at parole. >>> a former army private is finding out later this morning how much time he will spend in prison for leaking classified information. bradley manning, handing over reams of information to wik
will return to the white house h tonight after vacationing on martha's vineyard for the past nine days. the president has kept a low low profile. he was back on the golf courseol today with thef pft the world bank, a fundraiser andaise presidential aid. he did interrupt his vacation to speak out publicly and condemn the violence in egypt. >> 79 people were killed in crashes between police and supporters of former president mohamed morsi saturday raising the death toll to nearly 900 inl the past four days in egypt. e with the violence showing no signses of slowing down, d lawmakers are voicing opinions o on what the united states's rol' should be. fox's brian yenis has the latest. >> reporter: united states givev egypt about $1.5 billion annually. that amount is second to the $3 billion given each year to israel. since the removal of president mohamed morsi and it violent uprising president obama stopto delivering f.-16 jets and canceled joint exercises withiss egypt but has not cut off aid. >> the president is caught is between a rock and a hard place. egypt is a very, very important c
. >> in martha's vineyard president obama looking for a break from the heat. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a maryland man is one of the longest surviving heart transplant patients. >> after marrying his wife he was diagnosed with cardio cardiomyopat cardiomyopathy. we meet the team of doctors behind that life saving transplant. >> the showers sitting down to the south in virginia but a few may make it up into maryland toda wow, i've been claritin clear for 10 days! when your allergies start, doctors recommend taking one non-drowsy claritin every day during your allergy season for continuous relief. 18 days! 17 days! 22 days of continuous relief. live claritin clear. every day. >> the time now is 5:36. there's a live look outdoors in the city. that's the sun rising it will be up at 6:16 this morning. we are in dawn right now. if you have a chance you may want to look outside this morning. if you have clear skies you may get a glimpse of the meteor shower. this happens every yeernd this time and it will peak tomorrow morning in which case there may still be breaks in the cloud cover to get to see it. it is
) (laughs) (screaming) (martha, with southern accent) i swear, jasmine. this has always been the way with you. you can't just go through life asking for an egg in your beer and your money back twice. (normal voice) line. sorry. "oh, mama, if i'm such a disappointment to you, "i don't know why you even bother coming home. isn't that right, granny?" (with southern accent) "shut up, both of you. i'm tryin' to watch my stories." (with southern accent) oh, i wish i'd never left paris. (normal voice) and scene. good. good. all right, let's take it from the top. ugh! mnh-mnh. oh, guys, come on. don't you want me to land this role? of course we do. it's-- (alexis) yeah. look, we are talking about the lead in a broadway play. this is a potential gold mine. if it's a hit, who knows how long it could run? then i could take it on the road. you mean you'd leave us? well, only for nine months of the year. oh, don't look so sad. and you, don't look so happy. (cell phone rings and beeps) castle. i'll be right there. all right. death, murder, mayhem-- whole enchilada. sorry to bail on rehearsal. oh,
folks on the map. it is the equivalent of martha washington wearing homespun. my new book is called "affairs of state turco -- state." frances cleveland was a jackie kennedy figure. they wanted mrs. cleveland's clothing. she said that she would not wear a restrictive thing. that ended the core set -- corset. nancy reagan was more than lipstick and high heels. the media portrayed her monolithically. there's is more to her fashion sense. -- there is more to her fashion sense. michelle may be a fashionable woman but, she is a ivy league attorney. she has had all. she is the image of the american woman. we look at first ladies for that. and i say, thank goodness. i would rather have them look at first ladies then lindsay lohan. their influence is hard to measure. mamie, the bangs were an influence. they would ask her about her politics and she would say, i flip pork chops. it was a cutesy and fulks see kind of way of disarming it -- folksy kind of way of disarming it. the first lady does not have a bullet -- a bully pulpit, but a velvet glove. >> madison avenue does presidential ads wit
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jetting off to an eight-day vacation on martha's vineyard president obama took volley of questions from a white house press corps feeling neglected the past several months. the topics varied but the president had a message to get out about government surveillance. here a chief white house correspondent ed hen prip. >> afternoon, everybody. these have a seat. >> reporter: president obama used his first full-scale news conference in over three months to try and get out in front of the nsa surveillance controversy he was on his heels over a range of national security issues from his prickly relationship with russia to terror threats from al qaeda and why he still hasn't brought the benghazi killers to justice. >> i also said we'd get bin laden and didn't get him in 11 months. so we have informed, i think, the public there's a sealed indictment. >> reporter: the president was referring to the fact that u.s. officials earlier this week revealed the justice department filed its first criminal charges against an unknown number of people believed to be involved in benghazi, which the president
mode, week long visit to martha's vineyard. >> for president obama, vacation means golf. reporters allowed a rare shot of the president on the course. maybe the first duffer was feeling pressure. three putted the first hole. no word on the president's score. group took his time. he was on the course for five hours. was he wearing shorts. he was wearing shorts. surprised by that. >> people have a hard time at golf period. when you add cameras, or just one pool camera. >> positively. >> it's tough. >> recent jfk videos, of his swing. i think he has the best swing of any president i have ever seen. probably knew nobody would see the videos for a long. >> obama can shoot hoops. apparently, he can play. did you see that, whatever it was, missed foul shots in a row. >> because of the cameras. >> exactly. he's better than that. i've seen him play. he looks all right. one guy who played a better round than the president yesterday, jason dufner. >> shot a final round. at the pga championship. all the along the way. he was his usual understated self. showing very lilley motion. even as he wa
for a family vacation at martha's vineyard. at the white house, marlie hall, wjz eyewitness news. >> president obama also condemmed new anti-gay measures in russia, but said he did not think it would be appropriate for the u.s. to boycott the 2014 winter olympics in russia. >>> president obama is expected to sign a bipartisan bill that will slash interest rates on student loans. the house passed the measure late last month. white house officials say the plan will save millions of students an average of $1500 on loans they take out this school year. >>> well, a whirlwind of weather in baltimore. couple of hours ago, there were heavy downpours. you could hardly see through the rain it was coming down that hard. but a live look outside now. and the sun is back out. bob turk is in the first warning weather center, tracking live doppler radar. bob? >> we still have showers south and east of us. take a lock at radar. we have a line of activity from about dover to henderson to denton. to the east of queenstown now. and just really around eastob. the strongest activity now is over southern portions of
on vacation. the first family headed to martha's vineyard this we can. people lined both sides of the roads to view the obamacare -- the obama cave. many folks wait and snapped pictures. the first family is renting a six bedroom home. the secret service is banning traffic from that part of the public road. of course, the first dog is also along on the trip. you cannot leave him at home. >> absolutely not. >> the maryland historical society re-creating the 30 by 42-foot star-spangled banner flag. the reconstruction is not an easy task. wjz is live at the historical society. kristin shinning joins us with more. good morning, kristin. it >> good morning. >> this is history that many people in maryland know, but outside of the state, most folks don't. give us a background on this wonderful flag. >> sure. mary pictures filled was a flight maker. she was commissioned to make to flags for the fort, the large garrison flag, which is the one we are re-creating here today and the smaller storm flag. that was done in the summer of 1813 but then became famous, of course, in the summer of 1814. this is
is preparing to take a vacation at martha's vineyard. marlie hall, wjz eyewitness news. >> the president also condemned new anti-gay measures in russia, but said he didn't think it would be appropriate for the united states to boycott the 2013 winter olympics in russia. >>> the father of nsa leaker edward snowden has applied to travel to russia. the two haven't spoken since the contractor disclosed top surveillance program. they hope to discuss snowden's status in the united states where he has been charged with espionage. >>> here's kristy breslin again at wjz traffic control. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. friday afternoon chaos, mixed with a lot of rain out there. watch for delays now. northbound 95, from the beltway on the southwest side, going all the way over to riverside parkway. it's going to take a good 45 minutes to get through. on the top side inner loop, stop and go there. west side inner loop. moving quite slowly there, from 895, approaching 795. but as far as 70 goes, trouble in both directions, westbound from the beltway to marriottsville road. and east makes your way tord the belt
on the widespread deadly violence in egypt. speaking from martha's vineyard, he cop demmndemned the violence has killed more than 500 and wounded over 3,000. have a listen. >> to the egyptian people, let me say the cycle of violence and escalation needs to stop. we call on the egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people. we call on those who are protesting to do so peacefully. and condemn the attacks that we've seen by protesters, including on churches. we believe the state of emergency should be lifted. the process of national reconciliation should begin. that all parties needed to have a voice in egypt's future. that the rights of women and religious minorities should be respected. and the commitments must be kept to pursue transparent reforms to the constitution and democratic elections for parliament and a president. >> in egypt there is more violence on the street as we speak. members of the muslim brotherhood storming a government building in giza, that's where the pyramids are located. supporters of morsi are also attacking police stations, hospitals, and government
are away and president obama is on his vacation at martha's vineyard. morning, about the domestic front and battles in washington, to hear from "the wall street journal" -- that happening in washington too as members of congress are on this august recess. by the way, we are going to be covering over this month town hall meetings that are happening in your area. today atwe are airing 6:30 this evening pm eastern time is a town hall meeting in richmond, virginia with congressman bobby scott, democrat of that area. tune into c-span. live coverage of that town hall meeting. i'm sure these issues are likely to come up. he meets with constituents. let's hear from john and pensacola, florida. you are on the air. john and pensacola? westmoving onto joe and hartford, connecticut. an independent. caller: how are you? thank you for c-span. when i heard the topic, i wondered if holder had read a book by michelle alexander. hello? host: we are listening. the name of the book is called "the new jim crow." if you look in the c-span archives, i think you have done an interview with her. she is a profes
gathering at martha's vineyard in massachusetts and we'll have audio of the president's comments coming up at about 10:15 eastern time on c-span television and c-span radio. and the video will be fed in later this morning. we'll have that as well. we'll also post it on our website at c spafment.org. the death toll, more than 500 killed yesterday. 3,500 injured. diana is joining us from warren, michigan, on the republican line. good morning. caller: good morning. i just want to say that this really breaks my heart to hear of this. no one can win. if one person ever dies. it can never be of any been fit to anyone -- benefit to anyone if somebody else dies. trust in money -- you can't buy trust. you can't give money to buy their trust. people feel a better sense of accomplishment when it's earned. everybody wants to be the chief. nobody wants to be the indian. here you have people over there don't mind staying there, they don't want to move over here, and yet everything that they worked so hard for many a years to build is being destroyed. that breaks my heart. that really breaks my heart. i
. programs on every first lady from martha washington wine mckinley. tonight, harriet lane. quite she is probably the most tragic of all the first ladies. she hated it with a passion. she did not move into the white house with peace. >> they had eight rooms they had to furnish. when she arrived, she basically holed up and spent much of her time writing letters to her dead son. she called them my presaged child. a very poignant letter. , andey were returning there was a terrible accident. . it was devastating for the family. god.she concluded this was forhe house was too much jane to take care of. i don't think she was interested in housekeeping particularly. >> most regarded peer us as a failure in the office. >> it was the happiest of all presidencies. >> good evening. on this program, we learned about the final first ladies of the antebellum era. whose tenurepierce was defined by overwhelming loss. the time she and her husband are brought to the executive mansion, they have lost all fore of their young sons the next 45 minutes, we will .elve into jane pierce good evening. welcome. >
is vacationing in martha's vineyard. here is part of those remarks. >> that is why we are so concerned by reason -- recent events. we appreciate the complexity of the situation. mohamed morsi was elected president in a democratic election him and his government was not conclusive and did not respect the views of all egyptians. egyptians wereny calling for a change in course. we do not believe force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention several weeks ago, there remained a chance for reconciliation and an opportunity to pursue a democratic path. instead, we have seen a more dangerous path taken. arbitrary arrests, a broad crackdown on mohamed morsi's associations and supporters, and now tragically, violence has taken the lives of hundreds of people and wounded thousands. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplorable violence against civilians. we support universal rights to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. we oppose the pursuit of martial law. it den
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